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De La Hoya 75% confident Canelo-Golovkin rematch happens in September

By Sean Jones: Now that Saul Canelo Alvarez has signed up with VADA testing as of this week, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya says he’s 75 percent sure that the rematch with middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golokvin will be taking place in September on the Mexican Independence Day holiday. … Read

Monroe Jr. compares Golovkin to an algebraic equation

By Dan Ambrose: Former middleweight world title challenger Willie Monroe Jr. is highly complementary of IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin after losing to him three years ago by a 5th round knockout loss. … Read

Alex Ariza says GGG’s team begged David Benavidez not to call him out

By Jeff Aranow: Trainer Alex Ariza says his fighter WBC super middleweight champion David Benavidez was interested in stepping in to face middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin after Saul Canelo Alvarez pulled out of their May 5th fight. Ariza says that Golovkin’s team called Benavidez and asked them not to call him out for the […]

Canelo Alvarez has already started drug testing

By Jeff Aranow: Saul Canelo Alvarez’s drug testing resumed last Monday with the Nevada State Athletic Commission traveling to his home in Guadalajara, Mexico, to test him, according to ESPN. Canelo (49-1-2, 34 KO) has also enrolled with VADA for year-round testing, as reported on Tuesday.… Read

Canelo signs contract for year-round VADA testing

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya proudly announced the news today that Saul Canelo Alvarez has signed a contract for year-round testing with VADA testing. De La Hoya is obviously happy, as now Canelo can show the boxing fans that he’s not a drug cheat like many of them think […]

Canelo signs up for VADA testing

By Sean Jones: Saul Canelo Alvarez announced on Tuesday that he’s signed up for the World Boxing Council’s VADA random year-round drug testing program. This is excellent news for fans that are hoping to see Canelo face middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in a rematch on September 15, because without the Mexican star signing up for […]

De La Hoya says Canelo will sign for VADA testing as soon as next fight is signed

By Sean Jones: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya says Saul Canlo Alvarez will sign up with the World Boxing Council VADA 365 ‘clean drug’ program as soon as his next fight is signed. De La Hoya hopes that Canelo’s next fight will be against IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, but if not, […]

De La Hoya warns GGG: Fight Canelo or I’ll find someone else

By Dan Ambrose: Oscar De La Hoya seems to be running out of patience with middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin not agreeing to fight Saul Canelo Alvarez yet for a rematch in September. De La Hoya wants Triple G to know that unless he signs to fight Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) again, he’s going […]

Sulaiman confirms Canelo removed from WBC’s rankings for failing to sign up for drug testing

By Jeff Aranow: World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman confirmed on Monday that Saul Canelo Alvarez has been removed from the WBC’s rankings for failing to enroll in their drug testing program when he was asked to sign up. … Read

Canelo Alvarez REMOVED from WBC rankings

By Dan Ambrose: In a surprising development, the World Boxing Council has removed popular Golden Boy star Saul Canelo Alvarez from their middleweight rankings without an explanation. It’s thought by some that the WBC chose to remove the 27-year-old Canelo, who is currently suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for testing positive for clenbuterol, […]

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